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SKYWARN® - Convection (Morgan County)

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Senior Life Services of Morgan County Senior Center

106 Sand Mine Road

Berkeley Springs, WV 25411

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The SKYWARN® Convection course provides a more in depth training of severe weather hazards and the role of spotters during these events. The course is intended for all levels of expertise, though having attended a Basic class (with any NWS office) is mandatory to attend. We also require you to be at least 14 years of age. Topics to be covered include:

  • Severe weather hazards in the Mid-Atlantic
  • Ingredients and forecasting for severe weather
  • Severe weather statistics
  • Severe weather preparation and safety
  • NWS severe weather products
  • The role of a SKYWARN® spotter in severe weather

This SKYWARN® Spotter Class is offered free of charge from the combined efforts of your local National Weather Service Forecast Office and Morgan County Emergency Services. A National Weather Service meteorologist will teach the class.

Registration is required to attend the class!

“Skywarn® and the Skywarn® logo are registered trademarks of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, used with permission.”

For more information about the class, please email Dick Myers, Director of Emergency Services at dmyers@morgancountywv.gov

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